Small Towns Try to Tame the Bitcoin Boom – CityLab


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Small Towns Try to Tame the Bitcoin Boom
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By some estimates, just one Bitcoin transaction devours 215 kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough to power a home for a week. To run their number-crunching hardware, Bitcoin miners have flocked to sites around the world that boast cheap energy—places ...

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